|Oroonoko, or The Royal Slave - Aphra Behn|
LibriVox recording of Oroonoko, or The Royal Slave, by Aphra Behn. Read by Elizabeth Klett Aphra Behn was the first woman writer in England to make a living by her pen, and her novel Oroonoko was the first work published in English to express sympathy for African slaves. Perhaps based partly on Behn's own experiences living in Surinam, the novel tells the tragic story of a noble slave, Oroonoko, and his love Imoinda...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; novel; woman author; slave
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|The Woman in the Alcove - Anna Katharine Green|
LibriVox recording of The Woman in the Alcove, by Anna Katharine Green "I was, perhaps, the plainest girl in the room that night. I was also the happiest—up to one o'clock. Then my whole world crumbled, or, at least, suffered an eclipse. Why and how, I am about to relate." Thus begins this mystery told by Anna Katharine Green, one of the first writers of detective fiction in America and renowned for writing well plotted, legally accurate stories.(Summary by Annise) For more free audio books or...
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|Konjit Berhan's interview on her book MERKOGNA - International Ethiopian Women's Organization Forum, www.aesed.org|
The International Ethiopian Women's Organization Forum www.aesed.org interviewed konjit Berhane about her book MERKOGNA on Sunday the 24th of October 2010 in its paltalk chat room. Numerous participants attended from all continents given the fact that the book has already become very popular in Ethiopia and among Ethiopian communities all over the world and that within a very short time.
Keywords: Merkogna; konjit berhan; Ethiopian woman author; IEWOForum; women writers; aesed; iewo; www.aesed.org; the generation of the 60's & 70's; radical change; battle for democracy in africa; human rights; the rule of law; freedom of opinion; freedom of the press; equal rights for women